A Resource on Enriching Your Life and Relationships with the Personal Growth Work Voice Dialogue
Integrating Your Inner Selves is Key
Voice Dialogue is a technique that allows you to communicate directly with the different selves (sometimes called parts, sub-personalities or ego states) within you. It enables you to recognise and understand the aspects of yourself that have taken charge and then to safely integrate rejected parts.
When you become conscious of the many selves that make up you, you can transform all kinds of habits and patterns that may be keeping you stuck.
Voice Dialogue opens the door to new options and experiences, and growth and healing in yourself and in your relationships.
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Hi, I'm Astra
I’m a Voice Dialogue teacher and author with over 35 years experience doing this consciousness work, and have trained directly with Voice Dialogue's founders Drs Hal and Sidra Stone.
I created this website as a resource for anyone who wants to learn how to use Voice Dialogue in their daily life.
You'll find explanatory material on key concepts, posts on how to transform relationships, help with the challenges of child-raising, as well as information about various selves such as the Pusher, Inner Critic, Business selves and Vulnerable Inner Child.
You can get my Introduction to Voice Dialogue ebook FREE for an example of how you can apply Voice Dialogue in an everyday situation. It also introduces you to 20 selves and gives you a simple technique to discover who your primary and disowned selves are.
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What is Voice Dialogue?
Developed by pioneering psychologists Dr Hal Stone and Dr Sidra Stone, Voice Dialogue is a method for giving voice to our various selves – also referred to as ‘inner selves’, ‘parts’ and ‘energy patterns’, and include archetypes.
Your selves might include a Knowledge Seeker, Pleaser, Responsible Parent, Rational Mind, Inner Critic, Perfectionist, Vulnerable Child, Playful Child, Rebel, Spiritual Seeker, Couch Potato, Adventurer, Romantic, Good Mother, Caring Father, Angry Mother or Father, Anxious Child - or any other self you can imagine.
The process of connecting with, embodying and directly dialoguing with our selves allows us to realise which selves we've become identified with, why those selves took charge and how they keep us safe, and then which aspects of ourselves have been rejected or hidden.
Through the Voice Dialogue process we gain understanding and acceptance of our-selves. As our awareness grows of how we've come to identify with particular aspects of our psyche, we begin to make space for our rejected selves and the gifts they have for us.
This process, which involves embracing opposite selves, along with their conflicting perspectives and feelings, leads to growth in consciousness.
It results in the actualisation or restoration of balance and harmony, with a connection to a centre within ourselves from where we can manage the array of selves / energy patterns that inhabit us.
And when we see how our selves influence our relationships, then we can solve all kinds of relationship and parenting problems, allowing us to feel more love, connection and growth in our life and relationships.
This work is deeply transformative and healing, and can be used together with any other modality or practice that promotes self-awareness and consciousness.
Discover 44 different selves and their opposites in my book Which Self Are You?
“I consider the Voice Dialogue process to be one of the most powerful tools for personal growth that I’ve ever discovered.”
How to Use Voice Dialogue in Your Relationships
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“Your knowledge about energetic fields and children is JUST what I need at this time”
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“Thank you for your insights and words of wisdom. I wish your parenting with Voice Dialogue had been around when my girls were growing up.”
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“WOW Astra, you do write the most wonderful applications of Voice Dialogue for a better world.”